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There’s a paradox with some artists — the legends who stand apart from so much of pop music history in such a way that would seemingly make their music untouchable. Nina Simone is one of those artists. Her influence is vast, and her voice is so distinctive that it’d seem impossible to have her music… More »

The thought came to me in a drug store. Or a department store. Or the backseat of a taxicab. I don’t remember where it was, exactly, except that it was the type of place where, in 2015, one might hear Taio Cruz’s 2010 hit “Dynamite” playing in the periphery. That is to say: anywhere in… More »

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with “You Are A Tourist,” the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it recalls brighter moments of mid-period Cure when it’s not channeling “Float On.” That’s fitting given how Ben Gibbard’s got five… More »

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Beasties, Talib Kweli In 30 Rock’s Kidney Song

Steve Earle, Moby, Norah Jones, Michael McDonald, and Tina Fey's fave Elvis Costello also lent their voices to help Milton Green get a kidney. Watch…
Scott Lapatine | May 15, 2009 - 11:35 am

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice III: 2008 Mashed Up

For the third year in a row, we've turned to master bootlegger team9 to take some of our favorite songs of the year and mash…
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2008 - 6:17 pm

New Hives & Cyndi Lauper – “A Christmas Duel”

When we joked about the Hives having one fan left, we were proven wrong: They have at least a dozen. (Just kidding, Hives fan.) Cyndi…
brandon | November 24, 2008 - 9:53 am

Dave Stewart’s Terrible New Obama Song

I'm not very good at PhotoShop: That screen grab of Perez Hilton is real. If that wasn't bad enough, Eurythmics dude Dave Stewart also requested…
brandon | August 25, 2008 - 11:53 am

“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” Writer Dies

Fresh off the True Colors tour, Cyndia Lauper's having her songs covered by the Acorn and promoting her new album Bring Ya To The Brink.
brandon | August 7, 2008 - 1:07 pm

The Acorn Cover Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper recently collaborated with Basement Jaxx, Kleerup, Dragonette, and Scumfrog, among others, for her new album Bring Ya To The Brink and is currently…
brandon | June 17, 2008 - 1:12 pm

New Cyndi Lauper & Basement Jaxx – “Rocking Chair”

Surprising us all, Cyndi Lauper has graduated from her turn in Japan For Africa to "Rocking Chair," a collaboration with Basement Jaxx. The track appears…
brandon | May 27, 2008 - 10:28 am

Wrestling With Snoop Dogg, Andy Warhol, And The ’80s

Time for Stereogum's daily professional wrestling roundup. Yes, we're all sad 50 Cent bailed on his scheduled appearance at Wrestlemania, sport fans. But at least…
Amrit Singh | April 1, 2008 - 1:22 pm

New Japan For Africa Video – “We Are The World”

"We Are The World" is in the air. We caught a pretty good whiff of it with Jimmy and Ben, but this footage from Japanese…
brandon | February 29, 2008 - 11:17 am
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